Tag Archive: acid throwing

Nov 30 2011

How-to guide for male supremacists: give women acid baths

Photograph: Nicolas Axelrod/ActionAid

Via The Guardian (disturbing photos on the landing page): Seventeen-year-old Neela Khatunis is one of more than 2,700 victims of acid attacks in Bangladesh over the past 10 years. ‘My husband was angry … because he claimed a dowry but my family couldn’t provide one,’ she says. ‘His plan was to sell me in Saudi …

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